School Updates

Francine Delany New School for Children Information

FDNSC Return to Campus Dates: January 2021

  • Jan. 4th- Jan. 21st: K-8th- All remote 
  • Jan. 20th- Asynchronous learning day for K-1 students /TWD: K-1 Teachers
  • Jan. 21st/22nd– K-1 students return to Plan B
  • Jan. 21st-2nd-4th Virtual Parent meeting 12:00pm/7:00pm 
  • Jan. 20th-22nd- No school for 2nd-4th students/ TWD days for K-4th teachers 
  • Jan. 25th- 2nd- 4th students begin Plan B 
  • Feb. 3rd, 4th, 5th- No school for 5th-8th students/TWD days for 5th-8th teachers 
  • Feb. 8th- 5th-8th students begin Plan B 

*Subject to change based on County and State Covid Metrics

Inclement Weather Plan while we are in full Remote Learning or Plan B:

In the case of inclement weather during full remote learning or plan B:

  1. Watch WLOS-TV or check www.wlos.com for our school name. To sign up for text notifications go to the WLOS web site and click on the weather tab then go to text alerts.  We do not follow the Asheville City School system. You will see or hear our school name if we are having a Remote Weather day. 
  2. If our name appears, it will say Francine Delany: Remote Weather Day
  3. A school wide phone message & text message will go out at 7:00 a.m. or as soon as the decision is made.

Remote Weather Day Schedule:

  • All students K-8 will be remote- no on campus learning
  • All students K-8 log on to a virtual morning meeting @ 10:00 am
  • All students K-8 will participate in learning activities provided by classroom teacher

2021 School Calendar

December 21st-January 1st-Winter Break-No School

January 18th-Martin Luther King Day-No School

January 19th-Teacher Workday

January 27th-Early Dismissal-Teacher Problem Solving/Care Team groups

February 15th-Teacher Workday-Staff Development

March 15th-Teacher Workday

March 24th-Early Dismissal-Teacher Problem Solving/Care Team groups

March 29th-Conference Day-No School

April 2nd-9th-Spring Break-No School

April 29-30-Administrative Days-No School

May 28-Last Student Day